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Oct 11, 2017, 09:00 ET Experian is named the 2017 Javelin Strategy & Research best overall identity proofing platform for CrossCore™

Experian was named the best overall identity proofing platform by Javelin Strategy & Research for its technology-sharing platform, CrossCore™....


Aug 30, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers want more help finding the right credit card

As consumers gear up for back to school spending and soon holiday shopping, they're often looking for the "perfect" credit card to match their...


Aug 29, 2017, 09:00 ET Experian finds total student loan balances increased 149 percent since 2007

Over the last decade, student loan debt in the United States has grown more than $833 billion to reach an all-time high of $1.4 trillion....


Jul 11, 2017, 09:00 ET Experian's latest innovation modernizes the lending industry by allowing consumers to obtain "real time" credit via text

Traditional means of obtaining credit are often slow and tedious, and providing sensitive information on paper in public spaces can expose...


Jul 06, 2017, 09:00 ET Orchard Platform and Experian collaborate to help institutional investors and online lenders navigate big data challenges

Experian® and Orchard Platform, the leading provider of data, technology and software to the online lending industry, have joined together to...


Jun 27, 2017, 06:00 ET Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute Find Organizations Are Not Ready for Global Security Risks and Regulations

Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute today released an industry study revealing that while companies generally are aware of and...


May 15, 2017, 06:00 ET Identity theft survey results: Consumers need more education and help

News of data breaches and the risks of identity theft and fraud persist, but consumers' vigilance and awareness haven't kept pace. A national...


May 10, 2017, 08:00 ET Credit utilization rates have expanded briskly in the first quarter to reveal a strong small business market with favorable credit conditions

Small business conditions were on the upswing at the start of 2017, per the Experian/Moody's Analytics Main Street Report. The detailed analysis,...


Apr 19, 2017, 14:30 ET Experian makes debt collection easier for consumers

Getting debt collection right is about more than money. It's about knowing the difference between a customer who has simply forgotten to make a...


Apr 14, 2017, 07:14 ET E-commerce fraud increased 33 percent in 2016

Understanding where fraud takes place matters so businesses and consumers can be diligent in protecting themselves. Fraudsters continue to migrate...


Apr 03, 2017, 09:30 ET Experian recognizes Financial Literacy Month to help move Americans toward financial capability

Multiple studies have shown that consumers lack the confidence in their personal finance knowledge they need to make effective, fiscally wise...


Mar 20, 2017, 09:00 ET Experian and Finicity collaborate to digitize the lending marketplace with an easier, quicker and less tedious experience for consumers and lenders

Experian® and Finicity have joined together to make it easier for consumers to apply for a loan, accelerating loan underwriting and broadening loan...


Mar 09, 2017, 09:00 ET The Relevancy Group recognizes Experian as a leader in email marketing for the fourth consecutive year

While many consumers receive information through a variety of channels, marketers still consider email the foundation of marketing communications...


Mar 06, 2017, 08:30 ET Experian joins Marketplace Lending Association to drive responsible financial innovation

Marketplace lenders continue to be at the forefront of transparent and responsible financial innovation. This growth has helped to ensure that...


Mar 02, 2017, 07:00 ET The average amount financed for new and used vehicles hit record highs, making longer-term loans more popular among consumers

Consumers turn to longer-term loans to help reduce costs of monthly payments. According to the latest State of the Automotive Finance Market report...


Feb 27, 2017, 09:00 ET Helping financial educators pave the road to higher credit education in Mississippi

The benefits of financial education are clear — higher economic growth, lower poverty rates and greater consumer confidence. This is why Experian...


Feb 16, 2017, 08:30 ET Protect your reputation, make smarter decisions and reduce friction while performing due diligence on customers

Companies that need to evaluate merchants, suppliers or customers must face the real threat of mistakenly acquiring customers that engage in...


Feb 15, 2017, 10:48 ET Experian wins Info Security Products Guide's 2017 Global Excellence Awards

Successfully managing fraud happens when companies stay ahead of fast-paced threats. Experian® helps businesses across the globe with this reason...


Feb 14, 2017, 06:00 ET How much of a role do finances play in divorce?

Love is not in the air for everyone on Valentine's Day — approximately 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. In a recent national survey,...


Feb 09, 2017, 08:30 ET After a tumultuous election season, can small business owners expect some certainty and stability heading into 2017?

While it is still too early to say how the Trump administration will affect small business owners, for now the outlook of lenders and business...


Feb 07, 2017, 10:30 ET In data we trust? If only that were true.

Data is being used by businesses in more ways than ever before, but they still lack trust in their data. Experian Data Quality's annual Global data...


Feb 02, 2017, 09:00 ET Consumers can now get a personalized, firm offer of credit in just a few clicks

Across all generations, from Gen Z and Millennials to Gen X, Baby Boomers, and the Silent Generation, consumers communicate and interact digitally...


Feb 01, 2017, 10:46 ET Automotive brands stay ahead of the game with Super Bowl advertising campaigns

The cost of a 30-second commercial during the Super Bowl is a cool $5 million this year. This begs the question: Do brands that pay for this prime...


Jan 26, 2017, 18:01 ET Experian included in Gartner's 2016 Market Guide for Online Fraud Detection

With an ever-expanding vendor landscape to choose from, it helps to have expert insight and knowledge to make the most informed decision. Gartner's...


Jan 19, 2017, 06:00 ET If your financial outlook for the next four years is positive, you're not alone

While there is much discussion about how Americans' lives will be affected by national changes ahead, a survey by Experian found that when it comes...